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The Dark Knight premieres on HBO, Friday June 13th June 8th, 2009

The Dark Knight shall be pre­mier­ing on HBO this Fri­day, and with it are two dif­fer­ent pre­views, each set to The Pix­ies track, “Where is my mind?”.

Heath Ledger BAFTA Acceptance speech February 9th, 2009

The BBC have put up the BAFTA accep­tance speeches, below is the speech made on behalf of Heath Ledger on win­ning Best Sup­port­ing Actor:

Heath Ledger wins Golden Globe January 12th, 2009

Heath Ledger has posthu­mously won the award of Best Actor in a Sup­port­ing Role for his por­trayal of The Joker. Chris Nolan accepted the award on behalf of Heath Ledger:

Full Win­ners List

Best Sup­port­ing Actress: Kate Winslet, “The Reader“
Best Orig­i­nal Song: Bruce Spring­steen, “The Wrestler“
Best Sup­port­ing Actor in a Series, Minis­eries or Movie: Tom Wilkin­son, “John Adams“
Best Sup­port­ing Actress in a Series, Minis­eries or Movie: Laura Dern, “Recount“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actor in a Tele­vi­sion Series, Drama: Gabriel Byrne, “In Treat­ment“
Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama: Anna Paquin, “True Blood“
Out­stand­ing Ani­mated Fea­ture: “WALL-E“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actress in a Motion Pic­ture — Musi­cal or Com­edy: Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky“
Best Mini-Series or Motion Pic­ture Made for Tele­vi­sion: “John Adams“
Best Sup­port­ing Actor in a Motion Pic­ture: Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight“
Best For­eign Lan­guage Film: “Waltz With Bashir“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Pic­ture Made for Tele­vi­sion: Laura Lin­ney, “John Adams“
Best Screen­play: Simon Beau­foy, “Slum­dog Mil­lion­aire“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actor in a Tele­vi­sion Series — Musi­cal or Com­edy: Alec Bald­win, “30 Rock“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Pic­ture Made for Tele­vi­sion: Paul Gia­matti, “John Adams“
Best Tele­vi­sion Series — Musi­cal or Com­edy: “30 Rock“
Best Orig­i­nal Score, A.R. Rah­man: “Slum­dog Mil­lion­aire“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actress in a Tele­vi­sion Series — Musi­cal or Com­edy: Tina Fey, “30 Rock“
Cecil B. DeMille Award: Steven Spiel­berg
Best Direc­tor — Motion Pic­ture: Danny Boyle “Slum­dog Mil­lion­aire“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actor in a Motion Pic­ture — Musi­cal or Com­edy: Colin Far­rell, “In Bruges“
Best Motion Pic­ture — Musi­cal or Com­edy: “Vicky Cristina Barcelona“
Best Per­for­mance by an Actress in a Motion Pic­ture –Drama: Kate Winslet, “Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Road“
Best Tele­vi­sion Series — Drama: “Mad Men“
Best Actor in a Motion Pic­ture — Drama: Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler“
Best Motion Pic­ture — Drama: “Slum­dog Millionaire”

Eckhart comments on Harvey Dent’s future at Globes January 11th, 2009

From MTV:

“I think Har­vey — if he’s not dead — is in a seri­ous coma,” stated Eck­hart, “and I’m not sure he’s com­ing out. They might pull the plug on him.” Seem­ingly firm words, right? Except even the notion that his alter-ego is still alive is a clear depar­ture from pre­vi­ous state­ments where the actor was per­fectly fine con­firm­ing Harvey’s death at the busi­ness end of a freefalling drop.

We know from our recent inter­view with pro­ducer Charles Roven that screen­writ­ers Christo­pher Nolan and David Goyer have begun brain­storm­ing ideas for a third “Bat­man” film…could some­thing out of that have led to Eckhart’s about-face on Two-Face? His wink-wink-nod-nod answer seems to sug­gest that some­thing else may be at play.

Are MTV clutch­ing at straws here?

Dark Knight European Première in London July 22nd, 2008

Mon­day July 21st was the UK and Euro­pean pre­mière of The Dark Knight, Chris­t­ian Bale, Aaron Eck­hart, Mag­gie Gyl­len­haal, Chris Nolan, Michael Caine and the tum­bler were all at hand to sign auto­graphs, greet fans and attend the shindig.

Below is a 17 video playlist of tele­vi­sion fea­tures, video inter­views and can­did shots of the Bat­mo­bile, cast and crew. YouTube is play­ing silly bug­gers and not let­ting me edit this playlist so the order of the videos may not be too great for the moment. Enjoy.

Images from out­side by Samuel Judge:

Images from inside by Ben30:

More Exclusive Comcast Videos July 18th, 2008

Com­cast have posted some more exclu­sive videos — this time inter­views with Gary Old­man, Mag­gie Gyl­len­haal, Christo­pher Nolan, Chris­t­ian Bale and Aaron Eck­hart. On top of this there is a behind the scenes look at Gotham Knight.

I also for­got to men­tion some of their other exclu­sive fea­turettes which are avail­able in stan­dard and high def­i­n­i­tion. I’ve included links to the high def­i­n­i­tion ver­sions for ease, stream­ing was being a bit slow for me earlier.

Film­ing in Chicago

High Def­i­n­i­tion

Bat­man Unmasked

High Def­i­n­i­tion

Batman Unmasked — The Psychology of The Dark Knight July 17th, 2008

A short while back we men­tioned that the His­tory Chan­nel would be air­ing an hour long fea­ture on the his­tory of Bat­man, come July 16th. This doc­u­men­tary, enti­tled “Bat­man Unmasked — The Psy­chol­ogy of The Dark Knight”, aired last night and has promptly been uploaded to YouTube in five parts, strung together in the playlist below — catch it while you can:

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Aaron Eckhart on The Today Show July 17th, 2008

The embed­ded video below shows Mag­gie Gyl­len­haal and Aaron Eck­hart in an inter­view on The Today Show, talk­ing about the Dark Knight pre­mier and the feel­ings it has gen­er­ated amongst view­ers — under the ban­ner “Fresh Faces in Gotham City”:

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